Robert Reich, 22nd US Secretary of Labor

Is your surname Reich?

Research the Reich family

Robert Reich, 22nd US Secretary of Labor's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Robert Bernard Reich

Current Location:: Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States
Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edwin Saul Reich and Mildred Reich
Husband of <private> Reich (Dalton)
Father of <private> Reich and <private> Reich
Brother of <private> Reich

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

    • <private> Reich (Dalton)
    • <private> Reich
    • <private> Reich
    • mother
    • <private> Reich

About Robert Reich, 22nd US Secretary of Labor

Robert Bernard Reich ( /ˈraɪʃ/;[3] born June 24, 1946) is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997.

Reich is currently Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He was formerly a professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and professor of social and economic policy at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management of Brandeis University. He has also been a contributing editor of The New Republic, The American Prospect (also chairman and founding editor), Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Reich is a political commentator on programs including Hardball with Chris Matthews, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, CNBC's Kudlow & Company, and APM's Marketplace. In 2008, Time Magazine named him one of the Ten Best Cabinet Members of the century, and The Wall Street Journal in 2008 placed him sixth on its list of the "Most Influential Business Thinkers". He was appointed a member of President-elect Barack Obama's economic transition advisory board.

He has published 14 books, including the best-sellers, The Work of Nations, Reason, Supercapitalism, Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future, and a best-selling e-book, "Beyond Outrage". He is also chairman of Common Cause and writes his own blog about the political economy at


view all

Robert Reich, 22nd US Secretary of Labor's Timeline

June 24, 1946
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States